you may have spend good money for a nice big tvand maybe a streaming utility to stream your Netflix. But it doesn’t matter how big your screen is or how much it costs—the speakers in your TV can sound terrible.
You’ll be surprised how much more you enjoy those shows with a decent soundbar or surround system connected to your main console. The bangs pop out, dialogs sound a lot clearer, and you might even notice sound details in your favorite movies that you haven’t heard before.
Need some tips on how to find the perfect bar? Check out our full article on How to buy Soundbar before choosing one below.
Update November 2022: We’ve added the Samsung HW-Q990B system, and updated the links and prices.
Why you need a Soundbar
We’re yet to test a new TV that wouldn’t sound bad without some sort of added audio accessory. That is mainly due to the way the TV is designed. Great-sounding speakers are often bulky, and as TVs get thinner, with smaller bezels and sleeker designs, manufacturers have a harder time making good speakers for them.
You can spend as little as $150 on a new soundbar with subwoofer and It is essential to get the most out of your viewing experience. To help, we’ve put together this list of the best soundbars we’ve tested, including soundbars sold separately as well as models that come with subwoofers. We’ve also put together some tips on how to get the most out of your purchase.
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